Yesterday evening, Gov. Wolf announced that as of April 27 he was ending the state’s food stamp asset test. This is great news for all those at risk of hunger and for the advocates and communities who have pushed for this change for years.
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Before taking office as governor Tom Wolf promised he would repeal the state’s food stamp asset test, a disastrous policy for the hundreds of thousands of hungry Pennsylvanians. The time for action is now.
Just Harvest has joined a group of 27 advocacy and direct service organizations from across Pennsylvania that are coming together to help working families.
The following op-ed appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on July 8, 2013 The Corbett administration is denying and delaying benefits For anyone who has sat in the waiting room of a welfare office, or spent day after day trying to get an actual caseworker on the phone, it’s not a shock to hear that Pennsylvania now ranks […]
UPDATE: Although the asset limits have been raised, it does not change the immediate and negative impact that this policy’s implementation will have upon needy Pennsylvanians and taxpayers in a cash-strapped state! Please read on for updated info, and sign the petition to stop the asset test at Change.org! Just Harvest and anti-hunger advocates […]